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Ozone hole ‘affecting climate change in Southern Hemisphere’


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers at Columbia University's School of Engineering and Applied Science have found that the ozone hole, which is located over the South Pole, has affected the entire circulation ... Read more...

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Media coverage on HIV/AIDS down by 70pc in developed world: Study


November 30th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 30 (ANI): An international team of researchers has revealed that media coverage on HIV/AIDS has fallen by more than 70 percent in developed countries over the last 20 years.While in ... Read more...

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‘Ozone layer no longer vanishing’


September 21st, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) The ozone layer is no longer depleting and could recoup its strength by 2048, says a United Nations report. The phasing out of nearly 100 substances once used in ... Read more...

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Ozone layer ‘no longer disappearing, will return to full strength by 2048′


September 21st, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 21 (ANI): UN scientists have confirmed that the ozone layer is no longer disappearing and could be back to full strength by the middle of this century.The phasing out of ... Read more...

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Boffins discover key compound of ozone depletion


July 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): Researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany, have, for the time, measured in the ozone layer the chlorine compound ClOOCl, which plays an important role in ... Read more...

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Antarctic weather station shows extraordinary burst of warming since 1950


January 19th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 19 (ANI): Records of more than a century of weather data from the southern hemisphere's oldest, coldest weather station have revealed an extraordinary burst of warming since 1950.The base at ... Read more...

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Ultraviolet rays among hazards of working in Antarctic


November 18th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Overexposure to ultraviolet rays is among the hazards of working in the harsh Antarctic environs, says a new study. The study by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) and Australian ... Read more...

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Ozone hole responsible for saturation in Southern Ocean’s CO2 absorption


June 27th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 27 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the ozone hole is responsible for the drop in carbon dioxide (CO2) absorption in the Southern Ocean, which is considered ... Read more...

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Ozone hole caused increased growth in Antarctic sea ice


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): A new research has determined that increased growth in Antarctic sea ice during the past 30 years is a result of changing weather patterns caused by the ozone ... Read more...

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Ozone hole over Antarctica weakens carbon sink in Southern Ocean


December 10th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the hole in the ozone layer over Antarctica may be impairing the Southern Oceans ability to mop up carbon dioxide (CO2) ... Read more...

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Ozone hole recovery might accelerate melting of Antarctic ice


April 30th, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by admin
London, April 30 (ANI): A new research has suggested that the recovery of the ozone hole above Antarctica could warm the Antarctic and cause more ice to melt in coming decades. According ... Read more...

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Students in Punjab take steps to promote Earth Day


April 22nd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar/Chandigarh, Apr 22 (ANI): Students in Punjab took part in an environment awareness program today on the occasion of Earth Day. Young girls and boys organised a street play explaining the significance ... Read more...

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